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Basic Firearms Safety and Handling

When: Sundays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Where: Sweeney's Sports, 1537 W Imola Ave, Napa, CA 94559

Cost: $50 Per Person 

Instructor: Ben Alvis
Experience: 35 years of shooting experience

Four years United States Marine Corps Aviation Ordnance
Marine Corps Rifle and Pistol Coach
Two years of executive protection experience

Course Outline:


1. Safety Brief and Rules: We will briefly discuss classroom safety and the five firearms safety rules.


2. Firearms Nomenclature: We will discuss your specific firearm safety features, cycle of operation,
and function.


3. Loading, Unloading, Storage, Transportation, and Ammunition Selection: We will discuss safe
loading and unloading of your firearm, proper storage and transportation, and selecting the
right ammunition for the conditions.


4. Basic Gun Handling: We will briefly discuss grip, stance, sight alignment, sight picture, trigger
control, follow-through, and the importance of target discrimination.


5. Dry Fire: We will discuss the benefits of dry fire and establishing a routine.


6. Questions: I will attempt to answer any questions that you might have about your firearm or
shooting in general.

This class is designed to prepare you for shooting your firearm at a gun range. Sweeney's Sports does not have a gun range onsite. 

Please Register Here.